Red Planet sets the theme for all future Heinlein novels. Although it is aimed at children, the characters and setting were later reused in Strangers in a Strange Land. The story focuses on the colonization of Mars by humans, the protagonists Jim and Frank are students at an authoritarian school run by a corrupt local […]Read more "This is why need guns – Review of “Red Planet” by Robert A. Heinlein"
Starship Troopers is Robert A. Heinlein’s most well known work, it has been made into films (and its sequels), TV series, comic books and video games. It has a lasting effect on the science fiction genre internationally. The story concerns Juan “Johnny” Rico, who enlisted to serve in the mobile infantry against aliens, primarily the Bugs, […]Read more "To Earn Your Freedom: Review of Starship Troopers"
If Atlas Shrugged had a sequel, it would have been something like The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress is the magnum opus of Robert A. Heinlein, famous for writing Starship Troopers and pioneered the space marine genre as well as science fiction with political motifs. Why is this a humble reivew? […]Read more "Humble Review- The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress"
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Norman Stephen Kinsella is an Austro-anarchist legal theorist (from his own website). His primary focus is on patent law and intellectual property rights. This is a review of his most recent work titled Against Intellectual Property and I aim to refute some of his assertions against protecting intellectual property rights. There is no problem addressing […]Read more "Supporting Intellectual Property?- Review of Against Intellectual Property"
The concept of “fake news” isn’t really a new idea, we have seen media outlets like The Onion, Daily Show and Weekly World News running rampant in the past few decades. Other forms of “fake news” are hoaxes or propoganda like the famous “Fiji Mermaid” or the “Disappearing Blonde Gene”. But what is troubling now is that fake news […]Read more "We Need Fake News"
Hedonism is a concept that has always fascinated me, in simple terms, hedonism means pleasure seeking. To the hedonists, pleasure or happiness has the highest value which shall be maximised against pain. Essentially, hedonists are individualist utilitarians who focuses on the self rather than a collective. So is there limit of pleasure seeking? In Objectivist terms […]Read more "The Limit of Freedom"